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by Kalfatovic, Martin R., 1961-
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Includes indexes
Topics: Federal aid to the arts, New Deal, 1933-1939, Art, American, Art, American, New Deal art
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Grasset, Eugène, 1841-1917; Verneuil, M. P. (Maurice Pillard), 1869-1942, ill
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statement of responsibility: sous la direction de M. Eugène Grasset
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Topics: Decoration and ornament, Flowers in art
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by Staatliche Kunstbibliothek (Berlin, Germany); Jessen, Peter, 1858-1926
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At head of title: Königliche museen zu Berlin
Topics: Decoration and ornament, Illustrated books, Artists
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by United States. Patent Office
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Vols. for 1966- issued in 2 pts: pt. 1, List of patentees; pt. 2, Index to subjects of invention
Topic: Patents
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Description based on: Vol. 62, no. 7 (July 1936); title from cover
Topics: Clock and watch makers, Jewelers, Silversmiths, Opticians
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by United States. Patent Office
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Vols. for 1966- issued in 2 pts: pt. 1, List of patentees; pt. 2, Index to subjects of invention
Topic: Patents
statement of responsibility: by Thomas Chippendale
Topic: Furniture
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by Day, Lewis Foreman, 1845-1910
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Topic: Alphabets
Includes index
Topics: Pottery, Porcelain, Monograms
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by Dillmont, Thérèse de, 1846-1890
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Bibliothèque D.M.C
Topic: Embroidery
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by Gallery Delta (Harare, Zimbabwe)
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Title from cover
Topics: Art, Zimbabwean, Art, Southern African
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by United States. Patent Office
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Vols. for 1966- issued in 2 pts: pt. 1, List of patentees; pt. 2, Index to subjects of invention
Topic: Patents
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by Smithsonian Folklife Festival (1998 : Washington, D.C.); Smithsonian Institution; United States. National Park Service
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Wisconsin -- Pahiyas : a Philippine harvest -- The Baltic nations : Estonia, Latvia, and Estonia -- The Rio Grande/Rio Bravo basin -- Festival concerts
Topics: Smithsonian Folklife Festival (1998 : Washington, D.C.), Folk music, Folk festivals
Books 1-2 and books 3-5 are paged continuously
Topics: Geometry, Music
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Description based on: 1866, v. 3; title from t.p
Topics: United States. Patent Office, Patents
On cover: A new serial containing articles upon stitches, methods of work, design, and other subjects connected with the study of fine needlework, with coloured plates and other illustrations
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Topic: Embroidery
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by Slater, J. Herbert (John Herbert), 1854-1921
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"Works of reference": p. 98-101
Topics: Engraving, Engravers, Engraving, Engraving, Engravers' marks
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by United States. Patent Office
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Vols. for 1966- issued in 2 pts: pt. 1, List of patentees; pt. 2, Index to subjects of invention
Topic: Patents
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by United States. Patent Office
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Vols. for 1966- issued in 2 pts: pt. 1, List of patentees; pt. 2, Index to subjects of invention
Topic: Patents
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by Grollier, Charles de; Grollier, Gaston Antoine, marquis de; Chavagnac, Xavier Roger Marie, comte de, b. 1846; Syz, Hans C., former owner. DSI
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"Ce volume a été tiré à 1.000 exemplaires numérotés de 1 à 1.000"--Verso of half-title
Topics: Pottery, Pottery, Pottery, Porcelain
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by Festival of American Folklife (1995 : Washington, D.C.); Borden, Carla M; Smithsonian Institution; United States. National Park Service
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Includes bibliographies and discographies
Topics: Festival of American Folklife (1995 : Washington, D.C.), Indian women, Russian Americans, Folk...
Topics: Embroidery, Alphabets
Bibliographical foot-notes
Topics: Glass manufacture, Glassware
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by United States. Patent Office
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Vols. for 1966- issued in 2 pts: pt. 1, List of patentees; pt. 2, Index to subjects of invention
Topic: Patents
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by Smithsonian Folklife Festival (39th : 2005 : Washington, D.C.); Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
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Held June 23 - July 4, 2005
Topics: Smithsonian Folklife Festival, Americans, Forest reserves, Hispanic Americans
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by Ensko, Robert
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Topic: Silverwork
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by Marty, Paul, 1882-1938
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"Bibliographie": t. I, p. [352]-354; t. II, p. [329]; t. III, p. [468]; t. IV, p. [291]
Topics: Muslims, Muslims
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by Rosenberg, Marc, 1852-1930
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Topics: Hallmarks, Goldwork
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by United States. Patent Office
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Vols. for 1966- issued in 2 pts: pt. 1, List of patentees; pt. 2, Index to subjects of invention
Topic: Patents
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Description based on: 1866, v. 3; title from t.p
Topics: United States. Patent Office, Patents
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by Smithsonian Institution
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Produced from electronic files provided by the bureaus and offices of the Smithsonian Institution
Topic: Smithsonian Institution
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Description based on: 1866, v. 3; title from t.p
Topics: United States. Patent Office, Patents
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by Stuart, James, 1713-1788; Revett, Nicholas, 1720-1804; Newton, William, 1735-1790, . ed; Reveley, Willey, d. 1799; Woods, Joseph, 1776-1864; Cockerell, C. R. (Charles Robert), 1788-1863; Kinnard, W. (William), d. 1839; Donaldson, Thomas Leverton, 1795-1885; Jenkins, William; Railton, W. (William), d. 1877
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statement of responsibility: measvred and delineated by James Stvart ... and Nicholas Revett
Topics: Architecture, Architecture
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by Lee, Robert Edward, 1843-1914
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Topic: Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870
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by Smithsonian Folklife Festival (37th : 2003 : Washington, D.C.); Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
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Scanning project
Topics: Smithsonian Folklife Festival 2003 : Washington, D.C.), Folk festivals
CHM copy 39088008281594 has bookplate: Gift of James H. Fraser
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Topics: Type and type-founding, Printing
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by Smithsonian Institution
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Produced from electronic files provided by the bureaus and offices of the Smithsonian Institution
Topic: Smithsonian Institution
Topic: Weaving
Photocopy, Library of Congress
Topics: Sheffield plate, Hallmarks
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by Carolo Davies Sherborn
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Part I: Introduction, Bibliography and Index A - Aff. pp. 1-128
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by Arthur, Anne Knox
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Topic: Embroidery
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by Dockstader, Frederick J; Dockstader, Alice W; Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation
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Vol. 1: 2d ed
Topics: Indians, Dissertations, Academic, Dissertations, Academic, Dissertations, Academic
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by Hardouin, G; Manufacture Parisienne des Cotons L.V. et M.F.A
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Cover title
Topics: Irish crochet lace, Lace and lace making
Topic: Macramé
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by Nash, Joseph, 1809-1878; Haghe, Louis, 1806-1885; Roberts, David, 1796-1864; Dickinson Brothers (Firm)
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statement of responsibility: from the originals painted for H.R.H. Prince Albert, by Messrs. Nash, Haghe and Roberts, R.A. ; published under the express sanction of His Royal Highness Prince Albert, president of the Royal Commission, to whom the work is, by permission, dedicated
Topic: Great Exhibition (1851 : London, England)
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by Marty, Paul, 1882-1938
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Originally published in Revue du monde musulman v. 36 (1917-1918)
Topic: Ethnology
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by United States. Patent Office
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Vols. for 1966- issued in 2 pts: pt. 1, List of patentees; pt. 2, Index to subjects of invention
Topic: Patents
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by United States. Patent Office
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Vols. for 1966- issued in 2 pts: pt. 1, List of patentees; pt. 2, Index to subjects of invention
Topic: Patents
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by United States. Patent Office
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Vols. for 1966- issued in 2 pts: pt. 1, List of patentees; pt. 2, Index to subjects of invention
Topic: Patents
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by Roth, H. Ling (Henry Ling), 1854-1925
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"The number of copies of this work is limited to 320 for sale in the British Isles and abroad ..."
Topic: Art, Primitive
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Description based on: 1866, v. 3; title from t.p
Topics: United States. Patent Office, Patents
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Topic: Crocheting
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by Festival of American Folklife (1991 : Washington, D.C.); Smithsonian Institution; United States. National Park Service
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Roots of rhythm and blues: the Robert Johnson era -- Family farming in the heartland -- Forest, field and sea: folklife in Indonesia -- Land in Native American cultures
Topics: Johnson, Robert, d. 1938, Festival of American Folklife (1991 : Washington, D.C.), Farmers, Family...
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by United States. Patent Office
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Vols. for 1966- issued in 2 pts: pt. 1, List of patentees; pt. 2, Index to subjects of invention
Topic: Patents
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by Whall, W. B; Whall, R. H
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Topic: Sea songs
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by Nigeria. Chief Secretary's Office; Burns, Alan Cuthbert, 1887-
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Includes index
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Issued in 24 parts
Topics: Artists, Artists
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by Malawi; Murray, Stephen Samuel, 1887-
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Includes index
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Scanning project
Topics: Smithsonian Folklife Festival (2004 : Washington, D.C.), United States, Hispanic Americans,...
Topic: Architecture
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Formed by the union of Street railway journal and Electric railway review
Topic: Electric railroads
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Topics: Household appliances, Sewing machines, Washing machines
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by Houghton, Walter R. (Walter Raleigh), 1845-1929
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Topic: Etiquette
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by Smithsonian Institution
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Produced from electronic files provided by the bureaus and offices of the Smithsonian Institution
Topic: Smithsonian Institution
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by United States. Patent Office
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Vols. for 1966- issued in 2 pts: pt. 1, List of patentees; pt. 2, Index to subjects of invention
Topic: Patents
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Description based on: Vol. 41, no. 24 (Sept. 13, 1900); title from caption
Topics: Cycling, Bicycles, Motorcycles
Source: S006
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by Binet, René, 1866-1911; Geffroy, Gustave, 1855-1926
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statement of responsibility: par René Binet, architecte ; preface de Gustave Geffroy
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Topics: Decoration and ornament, Art nouveau, Architecture, Interior decoration, Jewelry
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by Besançon, Georges, 1866-1934; Bell, Alexander Graham, 1847-1922, former owner. DSI; Burden, William A. M. (William Armistead Moale), 1906- , former owner. DSI; Means, James, 1853-1920, former owner. DSI; Union aérophile de France; Aéro-club de France; Association des anciens élèves de l'École nationale supérieure de l'aeronautique (Paris, France); Library of Congress, former owner. DSI
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Organ of the Union aérophile de France, 1893-94
Topics: Aeronautics, Aeronautics
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by Hunt, David; National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Anthropology Outreach Office; George Washington University/Smithsonian Institution Anthropology for Teachers Program
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Description based on: Vol. 15, no. 2 (spring 1993); title from caption
Topics: National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Anthropology Outreach Office, Anthropology
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Description based on: Vol. 41, no. 24 (Sept. 13, 1900); title from caption
Topics: Cycling, Bicycles, Motorcycles
Imprint varies: v. 2, J. Schemit, éditeur
Topics: Woodworkers, Artists
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Topics: Art, Art objects, Decoration and ornament
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by Gernsback, Hugo 1884-1967
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Published by: Experimenter Pub. Co.,
Topics: Technology, Science, Electricity, Electric engineering